Begin with the basics of Temari: wrapping, measuring and marking, and traditional stitching with pearl cotton and metallic threads. Then, we’ll cover four stitch designs, one for each season of the year: Kiku Herringbone for Winter, Rose for Spring, Star for Summer and Spindle design for Fall. You’ll be able to choose from several options for each ball. Expect to take home 4 or 5 balls.
Both Judie Yamamoto and Kathy Broer have been Sievers devotees for 30+ years, Judie as both student and teacher, and Kathy as a student until recently. Seven years ago Kathy took her first Temari class; now she is a member of the Japanese Temari Association, currently working on her Level 3 certification. Judie teaches and lectures nationally, and writes about weaving and related topics for magazines. Notable for their use of color and blending, her woven work, polymer clay jewelry and Temari have been featured in Handwoven magazine and seen at a variety of fiber art shows, galleries and shops.
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